Examples of bombastic in a Sentence
a bombastic speech intended to impress the voters in her congressional district
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LaVar Ball has taken a lot of heat over the past two years for being the worst stereotype of a sports dad crossed with the worst stereotype of a sports-radio caller rolled into one very loud and bombastic package.
That's not to say The Last Jedi slacked off in terms of bombastic visuals; far from it.
Redding’s gift lay in his ability to synthesize the sentimental crooning of Nat King Cole, the sanctified fervor of his early training in the Baptist church, and the bombastic flair of his hometown hero Little Richard (who was also from Macon).
Then again, the zero-sum mentality is the new normal in the Age of Trump—an extension of the outré, bombastic approach to politics that made Moore a central figure in Alabama politics for years.
Just like Brexit, Trump has managed to use his bombastic appeal to threaten both global trade and the social safety net.
What work best are the musical numbers, bombastic and intricately staged by first-time director Michael Gracey.
Darkest Hour finds Oldman pulling from both ends to play Britain’s wartime prime minister, who could be bombastic one minute — usually for effect — and the picture of English understatement and reserve the next.
The outspoken and often bombastic Trump confidant is of interest to the committee for his communication with Guccifer 2.0, an online persona who took credit for hacking the Democratic National Committee.
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Synonymsrhetorical, flatulent, fustian, gaseous, gassy, grandiloquent, oratorical, orotund, windy
Related Wordsbloated, elevated, florid, flowery, grandiose, highfalutin (also hifalutin), high-flown, high-sounding, inflated, lofty, ornate, pompous, pontifical, pretentious, stilted, tumid, turgid; overdone, verbose, wordy
Near Antonymseloquent, well-spoken; bald, direct, matter-of-fact, plain, plainspoken, simple, stark, straightforward, unadorned, unaffected, unpretentious
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